Native lands

Oklahoma boasts a rich Native American history. The open space and grasslands that Native Americans called home help provide an escape from the daily grind of city riding. They invite you into a quieter, simpler place. As you ride into the rolling hills of Oklahoma you witness a land that is pure and uncut. This land housed nearly 67 different tribes. This land provided food for families, freedom for children to run, and freedom in general. Join us for both Native Lands Events and let the ride take you into the country.

CLASSIC

May 16th, 2021

Native Lands Classic is an event built on a gentlemen’s race format that allows you to work with your teammates to take on the route and the elements.  Enjoy the gravel, open skies, and your teammates as you pedal through Oklahoma’s most pristine countryside. We wanted an event that escaped the normal race scenarios and challenged riders in a new way. NLC will challenge you beyond what you expect, but I promise the experience will not disappoint!

If you prefer to ride solo, we have that option available as well! Our solo route options include the century, a metric century, and 30+ mile loop. 

BIG LOOP ADVENTURE/RACERS

Riders are NOT required to be from the same USAC team/club. Not required, but we ask that you wear the same jerseys in order to distinguish themselves from other teams.

Teams will start with 4 minute gaps. The slower teams starting first and the faster teams starting last. This will allow all teams to finish close to the same time.

Fastest time wins.

There will be 4 checkpoints throughout the route. All riders are required to meet each checkpoint (these will be a punch card style check-in). Failure to meet a checkpoint will result in a 10 minute time penalty. If teams miss more than 2 checkpoints, they will be disqualified from the results.

This race is to be self supported. No outside support is allowed except under penalty of disqualification. In the spirit of sportsmanship riders and teams on course may share items if needed .

There will be a gear drop on course. Location is TBD. Racers are responsible for getting their gear back after the race.  

FONDO

Have fun, ride safe, enjoy the views! This is not a race. 100% fun times out in the countryside. 

Race will be held in Pawhuska this year and we will be staging from downtown.  We moved the start into the heart of Osage County to give the riders all new roads for riding. Race staging will be in downtown Pawhuska North of the Frontier Hotel.  See the ‘EVENT LOCATION MAP’ below.

Solo Race or Fondo-  $30 per person

5 Person Team Entry- $125 per team

2 Person Team Entry- $50 per team

NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.  REG CLOSES MIDNIGHT MAY 13th.

Coffee will be provided the morning of the event. Be onsite a bit early to kit up and relax before your start. WE WILL EMAIL START TIMES ON FRIDAY NIGHT.

POST RACE BEER will be available and free. Also, there will be food for purchase.

SCHEDULE

7:00 AM- COFFEE!

7-7:45 AM- Chip Pick-Up (All racers/teams will be chip timed)

8:00 AM- Mass start for our Solo Riders and Tandem Teams.

8:10 AM- Teams will go off in 4min increments.

9:30 AM- 30+ and 60+ mile Fondo Riders Mass Start

12:00 PM- Lunch details TBD

BIG LOOP-Coming soon!

FONDO- Coming soon!

** There will be no cue sheets this year. If you need one, print it off from the Ride With GPS link provided. **

TOUR

DATE TBD!!

Lets Party! Native Lands Tour is a party ride into the Oklahoma countryside. It is a self supported (almost) adventure. We want you to cut loose, enjoy some backroad pedaling, and enjoy the country roads. The plan is to ride north. We may change it this year. Our destination in past years has been Osage Hills State Park. When we arrive, we will camp, eat, enjoy some music and some time around the campfire. The following morning we rise for coffee, breakfast, and then break camp for more breathtaking miles! Expect 60-80 miles (per day) of paved roads, flat roads, gravel roads, back roads, hills, oil fields, open pasture land, long horns and tall grass to challenge you. Open your eyes and see Oklahoma!

TBD, but the past 3 years we have ridden Tulsa to Osage over some of the best country in Oklahoma! It’s a party on two wheels!

Coming Soon!

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